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EXCLUSIVE: I Was at the SpaceX Dragon Launch (and it was amazing)

This weekend, I got to have a once in a lifetime experience: I was one of 50 people chosen to participate in a two-day NASA Social surrounding the scheduled launch of the SpaceX Dragon, the first commercial vehicle going to the International Space Station. I got to meet some amazing people, hear some of the […]

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Black History Month: Mae Jemison

In 1992, as the science mission specialist for the space shuttle Endeavor, Dr. Mae Jemison became the first African-American woman to go into space. I feel at this point that I should give the disclaimer that moreso than any other of the amazing ladies we’ve discussed during Black History Month here at Persephone, I have […]